JPD investigating apartment shooting

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex.

Just after 11 o'clock Thursday night, officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Gladiolus Apartments on Harrisburg Road.  According to JPD, when officers arrived they found no evidence of a crime.

About an hour later, the police department received a phone call from Harris Hospital in Newport.  John Sullins, Jr. had been admitted with a gunshot wound.

Sullins told investigators he was visiting a friend at the apartments when two African-American men tried to rob him at gunpoint.  Following a brief struggle, Sullins said one of the suspects shot him in the shoulder.

Sullins condition is not considered life-threatening.

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